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June 24, 2014 - June 26, 2014

Refining PPA Annotations: A Power Africa Workshop

To gain much needed government stakeholder perspectives and ownership of the annotated PPA, CLDP will hold, in June 2014, a regional workshop in Abuja, Nigeria, for utilities, transmitters, distributors and regulators. 

June 23, 2014 - June 24, 2014

LNG Contracts Workshops for Pakistani Energy Officials

A team of CLDP attorneys and outside advisors will travel to Islamabad Pakistan on June 23-24 to hold workshops on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) contracting.

June 16, 2014 - June 17, 2014

Training Workshop for Afghan Telecommunications Officials

CLDP will organize the next in its series of telecommunications regulatory workshops for Afghan officials on June 16 and 17, 2014.  The objective of these workshops is to build skills and knowledge within the Afghan Telecommunications and Regulatory Authority and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology through progressive training sessions with a standing group of mid-level officials from those organizations.   Two previous sessions and two videoconferences addressed basic concepts of regulation, essential technologies, spectrum management basics, and comparisons to the U.S. regulatory system.  This next workshop go deeper into telecommunications regulatory challenges.

June 14, 2014 - June 21, 2014

Afghan Agribusiness Study Tour 2.0

On June 14-21, in coordination with USDA, a team of CLDP attorneys and experts will conduct phase two of CLDP’s Agribusiness Study Tour for 22 Afghan farmers from Wardak and Paktika provinces of Afghanistan and four entrepreneurs from Kabul. 

June 2, 2014 - June 3, 2014

CLDP to Host Collective Copyright Awareness Workshop in BiH

CLDP, in partnership with AMUS (the sole collective copyright organization in BiH for composers and musical creators), will host a two-day workshop in Sarajevo for approximately 40 representatives of enforcement and regulatory agencies as well as for AMUS members.

June 2, 2014 - June 5, 2014

Afghanistan Mining Contracts Workshop

On June 2-5, CLDP and the Qatar University will be hosting a delegation from the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) for a mining law contracts workshop  in Doha, Qatar. Afghan delegates will gain exposure to international best practices in mining regulation and management, and basic  principles underlying international mining contracts.
 

May 26, 2014 - May 31, 2014

U.S. Consultations on Developing Continuing Legal Education in Pakistan

From May 26-31, CLDP will host a team of ten Pakistani attorneys to the U.S. for a series of consultations on developing continuing legal educations (CLE) programs.

May 19, 2014 - May 23, 2014

GCC Commercial Law Drafting Program

On May 19-23 2014, CLDP in coordination with the University of Washington School of Law Sustainable Legal Development Faculty, will be conducting a Commercial Law Drafting Program for a group of lawyers from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Seattle, Washington. The program will focus on commercial law topics such as insolvency, company, arbitration, competition/consumer protection, lending, and secured transactions.

May 18, 2014 - May 22, 2014

Workshop for Iraqi Officials on Drafting Arbitration Clauses

CLDP, in cooperation with the Iraqi State Shura Council, will conduct a five-day workshop for Iraqi officials on drafting binding and effective arbitration clauses in contracts. The workshop will be attended by legal advisors from several Iraqi ministries who are tasked with drafting and negotiating contracts with foreign companies for goods and services in addition to the transfer of technology and the construction of infrastructure projects. The workshop, which will take place in Istanbul, will feature presentations by international experts with practical experience in drafting arbitration clauses and serving as counsel and arbitrators in international arbitrations.

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May 11, 2014 - May 16, 2014

Department of Commerce's Deputy General Counsel to Visit the Gulf

Deputy General Counsel (DGC) Justin Antonipillai will lead a mission to the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait in May to support CLDP’s technical assistance to those countries.